Mike Tannenbaum goes for broke

With all the talk about Rex, it's easy to forget -- the Jets are Tannenbaum's team, too

Updated: September 13, 2010, 3:02 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Mike Tannenbaum had the requisite law degree, ambition and love for the game to become an agent. Done with school, chasing a life in sports, Tannenbaum considered a career on the other side of a Roscoe Diner table.

Representing pro athletes, cutting multimillion-dollar deals, ascending to NFL stardom without putting on a helmet or pads. It sounded safe and glamorous at the same time, but to Tannenbaum there was always a catch.

"I've never met an agent who ...

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